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will soon be john kerry's headache. president obama's nominee for secretary of state, testified yesterday at a senate confirmation hearing on capitol hill. but he fielded more questions about iran's nuclear program and about syria and pakistan. kerry is expected to sail through the confirmation vote some time next week. >>> and gun control advocates are urging the public to get behind tough, new legislation, just unveiled yesterday. senator dianne feinstein introduced the law that would ban 157 types of assault weapons. the nra and their congressional allies are unlikely to approve them. >>> and the senate has some new rules this morning to curb filibusters, which are used to block bills and nominations. senators overwhelmingly approved the new rule, which reduce but don't eliminate the number of times a filibuster can be used by the minority party. in return, the majority will to allow two minority amendments to bills. >>> and rhode island statehouse, lawmakers applauded after passing a bill to allow gay marriages. rhode island is the only state in new england that does not allow them ri
'm john berman. >> and i'm zoraida sambolin. thursday, january 24th, 5:00 a.m. in the east. let's get started here. up first if you are still wrapped up in your blankets you may want to stay right where you are. >> do not move. >> that bitter cold blast is gripping much of the country and it's not expected to go away anytime soon. people were mummified on the street with the temperature plunging to single digits. even for late january this is ridiculous for these parts. the u.s. is feeling like 33 below in some areas. today the south could see subfreezing temperatures and wind chills and ice where people are not used to driving in winter weather. and where places are not used to preparing for those crazy temperatures either. authorities say three people have already died from exposure to this deep, deep cold. jennifer delgado with the latest on the deep freeze. first we have susan candiotti, live in columbus circle outside our building. susan, i consider myself a hearty midwestern gal. but even this is crazy. how low are the temperatures going to get? >> i think you said something abo
conference, john. >> the bill protects hunters and sportsmen by protecting 2200 specifically named weapons used for hunting or sporting purposes. they are by make and model exempted from the legislation. when we did this bill in '93, there were 375. today, there are 2,200. >> reporter: so do the exemptions make any difference with the national rifle association? >> senator feinstein has been trying to ban guns for decades. it's disappointing but not surprising she is focused on occur tailing the constitution instead of fixing our broken mental health system. gun bans do not work and we're confident that congress will reject her wrong headed approach. action resuming next week in the senate on guns, john. >> is senator feinstein put on a big show. there was big drama. does this have any chance of getting passed? >> reporter: very difficult chance. it will be a tough road ahead. it's not because of republicans in this case. it's because of democrats. remember, in the senate there are a lot of democrats from red states. some of them up for re-election next year, john. not sure whether they're
and so expensive. >> gabe slate kron 4 news. >> still ahead replacing clinton. senator john kerry repaired to sit at the witness table today as his confirmation hearing. to become the new secretary of state. more details coming up. not bad this morning we will get an update on your commute and forecast with erica in a couple of minutes. >> we are back. at 4:15. let's get to the weather forecast. we saw it proposes to take it looks as if they are still lingering. erica is keeping an eye on it. >> good morning. over to storm tracker 4 we're not picking up much. our last report we saw lingering showers around san raphael over the san ramon valley area. >> san francisco a passing shower. >> not picking it up anymore that does not mean we are completely dry. we have the potential to see pop up stray showers as we head into the afternoon. be aware and keep an umbrella in the back of your car in case. it looks like to day we will see a mix of sun and clouds and temperatures not bad as we step out the door. >> for concord. san carlos and livermore seeing lower forties' waking up in haywar
. >>> senator john kerry was on the hotseat during his confirmation hearing on capitol hill. president obama's pick for secretary of state answered questions for four hours. kerry says that u.s. foreign policy should be defined by helping hand, as well as by military strength. even with iran stopping its nuclear program, kerry said diplomacy is still an option. >> we will do what we must do to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, and i repeat here today, our policy is not containment. it is prevention. >> the senate foreign relations committee is expected to approve kerry's nomination early next week. the full senate could vote a few days after. >> which means he would take over for hillary clinton some time in early february. according to some analysts, there was no grand vision that he laid out during the four-hour hearing yesterday, but certainly with iran, with syria, with north korea, his plate, as they often are for secretaries of state, it will be more than full here. >> he certainly is a seasoned politician. and hillary clinton testified yesterday and gave her stamp of appro
leave you emotional. a man walk into this papa john's pizza restaurant in montana, handed the clerk a note demanding some cash. the employee started to give him the money but the then would-be robber broke down in tears told the clerk he was robbing the place to feed his family. that employee then made the man a pizza and chicken wings to take home instead of the cash. that's quite a twist. >> it's quite a story. but it was very nice of the person at papa john's. >> you think? >> yeah. >> oh, my gosh. >>> well, a san jose mom and daughter are now headed off for the big game. the super bowl. >> they are winners of the 49ers ticket lottery and they won't be alone. connie is a season ticketholder and a huge 9ers fan as you can tell there. and she is taking her pregnant daughter to the game with her. >>> i never won anything in my life! and here i won super bowl tickets. i can't get over it! >> it got watery and i got excited and that nervousness even on the voicemail they left her i was just nervous and shaky a little bit. you can tell my voice
with that high school sweet heart or meet a total stranger. but there's a flip side, and john, a hard-nosed pi, joined me in a seedy hotel room scene, no doubt the scene of many sorted liaisons to explain what's going on. >> privacy doesn't exist no more. it's over. >> reporter: lipstick on a collar is no longer the cheat's biggest problem. >> nick, technology is going to get you caught at some point. technology is killing the cheater. >> reporter: because an electronic trail is nearly impossible to erase. it was text messages that played a part in the downfall of tiger woods. congressman anthony weiner, a laughing stock after sending photos of his manhood to young women on twitter. and an e-mail retired general david petraeus. then there were the good old fashion phone bills. >> when we look at phone bills for people cheating, we look at the number of minutes for people talking. most are two, three minutes max. when you see 30, 40 minute cell phone calls and that number keeps popping up, there's a problem. >> reporter: he says if you suspect your man is a cheater, he will catch him. because c
. [ female announcer ] if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. >>> kij john unissues a warning to the united states. he's just been in power for over a year and he's pretty mysterious. we know little more about him today than when he took over the government for his father king jong-il. what what we do know, he's in his late 20s, spent some time in a swiss boarding school and he married the woman to his left on your screen. we have not seen her since these pictures came out. no idea if they're still married, if she's still on the scene. now uppermost in a lot of minds of the people, is this man calling the shots? is the military calling the shots? who exactly is in control and what does control mean in that country? this week kim's government unlived some very firy rhetoric, threats against the united nations and united states. and key ally south korea. the warning, more rocket tests and the latest one coming today, a warning to the south of, quote, strong physical counter measures, end quote, if the south helps to enforce new u.n. sanctions against the north
. the president has promoted four women to senior posts in the white house. most notably lisa monaco that if john brennan is confirmed to run cia, she will be the president's white house adviser on homeland security and she has an interesting resume herself. >> let's talk more about that. we saw valerie jared. had had a chance to press her on whether or not the white house feels there's a sufficient amount of women and diversity on the cabinet. they say when it is all said and done, it will be reflective of the united states. do you get a sense the white house -- there will be more announcements and look more diverse? >> reporter: sylvia matthews burrell is the top contender to run the office of management and budget, which is currently run by jeff and previously run by lew. on may be the administration and then at the gates foundation and now walmart so that would be one woman. and then lisa monaco is an interesting person. she's currently at the justice department. she was fbi director mueller's chief of staff. she also worked on the enron task force helping to prosecute some of the people in
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